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  • Montreal - chicago - shanghai
    Apr 14, 2014
    Hello, I will take UA8371 to O'Hare into terminal 2 (9:30AM). then catch my flight UA835 (10:50AM) to Shanghai at terminal 1). Will that be enough time? I saw the flight UA8371 delayed for 50 minutes today.


    That should be enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration in Montreal. In Chicago all you will have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. T1 and T2 are connected by a walkway inside security.




  • DFW connecting to AA0232 to Atlanta
    Apr 14, 2014
    My parents are flying on QF7 arriving DFW on Tue 22 April at 1.20pm and have to connect for flight to Atlanta on AA0232. (a) I am assuming they have to through Passport Control ? (b) Do they have to pick up their Bags and go through Customs? (c) Do they have enough time to meet their connecting flight to Atlanta? (all flights are on same AA ticket)


    Yes, they will go through US Immigration, claim their bags, go through US customs, then re-check their bags. Since you didn't post what time their flight to Atlanta departs I don't know if they will have enough time. But as long as it's over 90 minutes they should be OK.


    Sorry, 3.35pm I am checking flight AA0232 today and it is leaving from Terminal A Gate A16 - can one assume that this will be the same next Tuesday?


    No, flights use different gates on different days. It could use any gate in Terminals A, C, or D.


  • LAX/Frankfurt/Prague
    Apr 14, 2014
    Flying Lufthansa from LA to Frankfurt. Is an hour and a 1/2 enough time to connect to the next Lufthansa to Prague. What is the arrival terminal and any chance it would also be the departing terminal?


    Yes, all Luftansa flights are in the same terminal. You will follow signs to your departing gate and on the way you will clear Schengen immigration and pass through security. You should have enough time.


  • Connection time
    Apr 14, 2014
    I'm flying on KLM KL6545 from San Francisco to Detroit with only a 51 minutes connection to another flight to Amsterdam KL6048. Both flights are operated by Delta Airlines. I'm worried about missing my next flight. Do I have enough time? Do I have to be checked by the immigration/whatever between the flights?


    No, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which will both be on the A Concourse of the McNamara Terminal. You should have enough time.


    Yhanks a lot for your help and reply. Cheers


  • Connection time?
    Apr 14, 2014
    We will be arriving from Amsterdam by Delta 620 on 14 May at 1.09 pm and have to go through international immigration and customs before taking the 3.20 pm Delta 2427 flight to St. Louis. Is the time gap sufficient? Thanks


    Yes, that should be plenty of time.


    Thanks a lot


  • Delta international to domestic connection 1 hour. advice please
    Apr 26, 2014
    anyones advise would be be greatly appreciated. first time in SEA-TAC airport. i fly in from japan on Delta DL 166 arriving at 9:06 am with a 1 hour connection to DL skywest DL 4804 to las vegas, departing at 10:06 am. no checked in baggage. how do i make this connection on time? will i have to leave south satellite and go to a security check in the main terminal after immigration. Or do all the security& customs clearing occur in the same building? if someone could give me a detailed outline of the procedures and where i have to go, that would be extremely helpful. am worried will miss the my connecting flight. thank you


    Everything will take place in the S Satellite. It will still be tough to make your connection. You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then go through security and up to the departure level of the S Satellite for your departing flight.


    thank you for your fast response ZAP. my flight itinerary does not indicate which terminals for departure/arrival. so i recently checked the flight patterns of DL 4804 SEA-LAS and it said that the most recent flight flew out of terminal B. is this also in s satellite? if not, how do i get to terminal b?


    also, in the event that i miss my connecting flight, do you any advice as to what i should do?


    The underground train goes directly from S Satellite to Concourse B, so it shouldn't take that long if you have to go to B. If you miss your connection you will be booked on the next Delta flight to LAS.


    Hi SL, how's it go? Have you go through in 1 hour? I have upcoming Delta flight same with you. Arriving from Japan, and connecting to San Francisco with 1 hour only layover time. Delta cust service promised me to put in next flight (if I missed connecting flight because of time required at immigration & custom).


  • IAH to SFO to ICN
    Apr 14, 2014
    I am flying from IAH through SFO connecting to ICN. I am scheduled to arrive at 9:44am and flight departs for ICN at 10:50. United airlines with bags connected through to ICN. Sitting in first class to SFO so will be first off. Can I make this connnection?


    You arrive at Terminal 3 - look for signs to AirTrain, board the train to the International Terminal, where you need to go through security check and on to Boarding Area A (gates 1 - 12). Your transfer time should suffice.


    Ignore saapr. You DO NOT have to go on the airtrain! United has a secure-side walkway between Terminal 3 and their portion of the International Terminal.


    Thanks for the information. So I don't have to clear security again, right? Sounds like I should make it if that is the case. I could go for the flight two ours later but would rather not.


    Yes, if you use the walkway you will not have to go through security again.


  • Connect time for International Flight (Lufthansa) is 50 mins @ IAD
    Apr 11, 2014
    My flight connect time @ IAD is 50 minutes for the International Flight - Lufthansa. Route (Austin - Washington - Frankfurt - Bangalore). I am concerned if this time would be sufficient to make it ? What can be done to ensure i make it to transit quick,? Will you be able to share information on the terminal & pre-caution in case i run late. Appreciate any help to clarify. Flight Arrival (LH 9078) @ IAD - 9 PM (Apr 16) Flight Depart (LH 9238) @ IAD - 9:50 PM (Apr 16)


    Both of your flights will be operated by United, not Lufthansa. All you have to do at IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate and both will likely be on the C/D concourse. You should have enough time as long as your first flight is on-time. Since all you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, the only thing you can do to speed things along is run!


    :-) Thank You.


  • Connection Times
    Apr 11, 2014
    I'm flying London UK to Denver on United. The schedule gives a 1hr connection time at IAD. United say this is OK. Is it ???


    No, if your connection time on LHR-IAD-DEN is only one hour then, no, that's not sufficient. You need at least 90 minutes. It would be sufficient on DEN-IAD-LHR.


  • Rome to Chicago/Bloomington
    Apr 11, 2014
    I fly Rome to Chicago with connection to Bloomington/Normal. I arrive terminal 5 . Will I have to clear security again to terminal 3. someone tell me not take tramway to walk . What you say ?


    Forgot to ask will I have to recheck my luggage .. will someone tell me what I should expect whole thing to cause me


    Yes, after you arrive from Rome you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, then go through US Customs, then re-check your bags. Then you will take the ATS train to Terminal 3 where you will go through security and to your gate. You cannot walk between T5 and T3.


  • Skopje to Barcelona via Rome
    Apr 11, 2014
    Hello I am arriving from Skopje at FCO in 7:20, and then departure for Barcelona at 8:30. I come from Macedonia, non Schengen conutry. Will I have enough time to make the transit?


    That should be enough time, assuming both of your flights are on Alitalia or within the same alliance.


  • Connection time
    Apr 11, 2014
    Is a 2 hour layover enough time to connect when you are arriving ATL on an International flight


    Yes, it should be.


    ATL is huge - with 9 terminals - for international arrival procedure and domestic or international flight connections, I suggest you open www.ifly.com/atl then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.


    Actually, ATL does not have 9 terminals, it has 9 concourses.


  • rome to santorini / terminal 1 to terminal 3
    Apr 11, 2014
    Hello, taking Ailitalia flight from jfk to rome with scheduled arrival time 6:35AM then want flight from rome to Santorini. There is one at 9:50AM out of terminal 3 on airberlin. Do we have enough time for that connection??? Will we have to clear customs and go through security again? Otherwise, next flight is at 5:40PM. Thanks for help


    Yes, you will have to go through Schengen immigration, customs, and security. Also, Air Berlin does not fly from Rome to Santorini. That flight is likely operated by Meridiana.


    However, 3+ hours should be plenty of time.


  • Do I go through security again?
    Apr 14, 2014
    I am coming into terminal 3 at ORD on American Airlines and connecting in terminal 2 for US AIRWAYS. Do I pass through security again? I did last time I was at ORD but really felt like I made a mistake somewhere since it was my first time there.


    At ORD, you may use either the walkways at post-security areas of Departures level (follow signs) - at T3 the walkway is near Concourse G. (Taking the ATS train would require you to go through security check).


    Thank you!! that was the mistake I made.... I took the TRAM and wasted a lot of time and energy.


  • Enough transfer time?
    Apr 11, 2014
    I'm flying from Raleigh Durham to PHL and have 1,5 houres to catch my flight to Amsterdam (AMS). Will this be enough time?


    If flight is on time, transfer time of 1.5 hrs should suffice. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/phl then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.


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